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Nov 4, 2012 9:00am EST
promises to go into the state's education trust fund but whether or not it will increase how much money the state spends on education is in dispute. >> our education fund is not going to be expanded. it can't be expanded according to law unless they put provisions in the bill to make those changes and they have not done that. >> meanwhile, on saturday, leaders of maryland's police and fire unions endorsed question 7. one of those leaders said, "all of us in public safety know we have been struggling with staffing needs in recent years. this is a common sense initiative that will generate additional revenues for our state and prince george's county." under current law, maryland casinos must close at 2:00 a.m. on week nights and 4:00 a.m. on weekends. if question 7 passes, casinos can stay open 24 hours. estimates show that will increase total revenue by nearly $40 million in the next fiscal year. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> prince george's county democrats have chosen a replacement for outgoing delegate tiffany alston. on thursday, it was ruled that alston must be removed from office
Oct 28, 2012 5:00am EDT
education. it's the law. so vote for question seven. so we can stop spending all that money here, and keep maryland money in classrooms like mine. >> she may have to share the spotlight with hurricane sandy but the statue of liberty is set to reopen today on her birthday. >> she just underwent renovation. >> for much of the past year, this is how lady liberty appeared, construction teams revamping the pedestal and parts of her interior to give visitors better access to the crown. for rachel ingram it's the view from outside that takes her breath away. >> it's the symbolism, what it represents to america. >> during the year-long renovation, the grounds were open to the public but now people will have a chance to get a new look from the inside of the historic landmark. the way people journey to the top has changed. out-of-date staircases and glass enclosed elevator shaft have been renovated. >> we have a fire separated elevator shaft and a lift that will take handicapped folks from the end of the elevator up to the observation deck. >> visitors will still have to climb from the base of
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